Category: Swaziland

Coca-Cola Fights $9.4 Billion Transfer Pricing Adjustment

Dec. 14 — The Coca-Cola Co. filed a petition in U.S. Tax Court challenging a proposed $9.4 billion income adjustment related to the company’s transfer pricing for tax years 2007-09 (Coca-Cola Co. v. Commissioner, T.C., petition filed, 12/14/15). If the adjustment is sustained, the company could face a tax bill… – Continue reading

ATAF pushes for scrapping of double taxation

THE African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) has come up with a draft document on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion within the continent. The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra), a member of ATAF, has said avoidance of taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion was with respect to taxes… – Continue reading

Swaziland to collect tax from US citizens, firms

Swaziland will implement the United States Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act FATCA 2010 by collecting tax from US individuals and companies operating in the country.APA learnt on Friday that the act, whose objective is the facilitation of the exchange of financial information between US and other countries where its citizens… – Continue reading

Govt to implement United States FATC Act of 2010

THE United States of America (USA) wants all companies of US origin, individuals and body corporates that are resident in Swaziland to report their financial information in their home country, the USA. This development is a result of Swaziland government announcing that it will implement the United States Foreign Account… – Continue reading

Ramaphosa and MTN’s offshore stash

Emmanuel Mayah, Jeff Mbanga, Francis Kokutse and Nick Mathiason contributed to this joint investigation by the M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism (amaBhungane) and Finance Uncovered, a global reporting project involving journalists in 54 countries. Shortly after Cyril Ramaphosa left MTN to become South Africa’s deputy president last year, he lashed… – Continue reading

Govt to add more and raise taxes

AMidst the continued decline in the country’s Southern African Customs Union (SACU) receipts, government has decided to enhance domestic revenue which will see the introduction of new taxes and a possibility of increasing some. Minister of Finance Martin Dlamini speaking during breakfast meeting hosted by the Federation of Swaziland Employers… – Continue reading

Govt to introduce capital gains tax

Minister of Finance Martin Dlamini said the proposed revenue measures would assist government in mobilising additional resources for protecting essential services while Southern African Customs Union (SACU) revenues fall in the medium term. He said these initiatives include an amendment of the Income Tax regulations, including removal of the tax… – Continue reading